Derby Museum of Industry & History

Derby Museum of Industry & History information

Location
Derby , England
Address
Silk Mill Lane
Opening hours
11am-5pm Mon, 10am-5pm Tue-Sat, 1-4pm Sun & bank holidays
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Below the cathedral, overlooking the River Derwent, this well laid-out museum is housed in a former silk mill that was one of Britain's first modern factories. Displays inside tell the story of manufacturing in Derby, from water-powered spinning wheels to the development of the Rolls-Royce aero-engine.